To prevent the spread of influenza in schools, the Education Bureau announced today (7th February) that all kindergartens, kindergarten cum child care centres, primary and special schools will start their Chinese New Year Holiday from 8th February till the end of the original scheduled Chinese New Year Holiday of the schools. Based on the advancement of the Chinese New Year Holidays, the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association advises the following arrangements:
ALL Brownies and Happy Bees' unit meetings should be temporarily suspended during the said period;
Participants should adopt preventive measures and keep warm in Guides', Rangers' or Brownies' unit meetings or activities. Members should seek medical advice promptly and take adequate rest at home if respiratory symptoms such as fever, runny nose, cough, or sneeze are developed;
Girl Guide members attending public Raffle sale should wear surgical masks, carry an alcohol solution for hand washing and disinfection when hand-washing facilities are not available. Guiders may cancel public raffles sale at their own discretion. However, the Guiders should notify HKGGA HQs staff in advance to follow up the venue arrangement (HKGGA contact number: 2359-6841).
Further announcements will be made whenever receiving any latest news or guidelines from the Department of Health and the Education Bureau.
Last Update Date: 2018-02-07